armrest

noun
arm·​rest | \ ˈärm-ˌrest How to pronounce armrest (audio) \

Definition of armrest

: a support for the arm

Examples of armrest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The machinery itself looks a little bit like a giant espresso machine with a cushion armrest and chair placed in front of it. Megan Decker, refinery29.com, 21 Oct. 2021 The machinery itself looks a little bit like a giant espresso machine with a cushion armrest and chair placed in front of it. Megan Decker, refinery29.com, 21 Oct. 2021 The machinery itself looks a little bit like a giant espresso machine with a cushion armrest and chair placed in front of it. Megan Decker, refinery29.com, 21 Oct. 2021 To avoid germs on a plane, wipe your seat, the seatback in front of you, the tray table, armrest, seat belt, and the buttons for the fan and light overhead. Cindy Krischer Goodman, sun-sentinel.com, 22 Oct. 2021 The machinery itself looks a little bit like a giant espresso machine with a cushion armrest and chair placed in front of it. Megan Decker, refinery29.com, 20 Oct. 2021 This also necessitates a deeper reach to help small children in and out of the back, but the seats themselves—heated on our car, via the $2240 Premium package—are comfortable and feature a fold-down armrest, cupholders, and USB ports. Elana Scherr, Car and Driver, 1 Sep. 2021 The gear selector folds down at the touch of a button, and the padded center armrest folds out to make a flat surface that makes a great place for a laptop. Jim Rossman, Dallas News, 22 July 2021 The engine, on the back of the seat, starts when the wing deploys and is controlled manually by a throttle on an armrest. Kevin V. Brown, Popular Mechanics, 17 June 2021

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First Known Use of armrest

1849, in the meaning defined above

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“Armrest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/armrest. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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More Definitions for armrest

armrest

noun

English Language Learners Definition of armrest

: the part of a seat in a car, an airplane, etc., that supports your arm

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